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Calico Bean (from Brenda S.) Recipe

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Debbie Hahn
Added: Saturday, April 12, 2008


1/2 lb Hamburger, lean
1/2 lb Bacon
1/2 cup Ketchup (or more to taste)
1 large Onion, chopped
2 tsp Salt
2 tsp Mustard
3/4 cup Brown sugar
4 tsp Cider vinegar
1 can Baked beans or pork n beans
1 can Drained butter limas
1 can Drained kidney beans

Fry bacon until crisp. Remove bacon and crumble, reserve. Brown hamburger in bacon fat. Add onion, ketchup, salt, mustard, vinegar, brown sugar and bacon and simmer for 5 minutes. Mix beans together and add to sauce. Bake in baking dish 40-60 minutes at 350 degrees.

Or put in crock pot all day




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